14 C
Tuesday, January 19, 2021

    Huge Quantity Of Gelatin Sticks, Detonators Recovered In Meghalaya

    The bus was travelling from Karimganj towards Guwahati and was intercepted at Khliehriat

    A huge quantity of gelatin sticks and detonators were recovered in East Jaintia Hills district in Meghalaya on October 17th, 2019. Two persons were arrested for carrying the explosives.

    Vivekanand Singh, Superintendent of Police, East Jaintia Hills district informed that 45 packets of gelatin sticks weighing approximately 112.5 kg, 5900 detonators packed in boxes and approximately 133 meters detonating cord (Cordtex) were recovered from six bags belonging to two passengers travelling in a night bus.

    “The night bus was travelling from Karimganj towards Guwahati and was intercepted at Khliehriat. Both the passengers have been arrested and during preliminary interrogation, they revealed that they were taking the explosives to Karbi Anglong district of Assam,” he said.

    The particulars of the arrested persons have not been shared with media ‘in the interest of investigation’, Singh added. A case vide Khliehriat Police Case No. 161(10)19 u/s 5/6 of The Explosive Substances Act 1908 R/W Sec 9-B of The Explosives Act, 1884 has been registered.

    On the other hand, contraband items suspected to be ganja weighing approximately 21 kg was recovered from two bags belonging of two passengers identified as Dharanveer Ray (33 years) and Prince Ray (18 years) travelling in a night bus from Agartala towards Guwahati.

    Both the passengers have been arrested and during preliminary interrogation, they revealed that they purchased ganja from Agartala and were taking it to Bihar for sale.

    Dharanveer Ray and Prince Ray were arrested for possessing contraband items suspected to be ganja

    On October 16th, 2019, one commercial TATA sumo taxi travelling from Digorkhal towards Ladrymbai was intercepted at Byndihati village on NH-06. During checking, contraband items weighing approximately 0.74 grams suspected to be heroin and 260 mg of Nitrazepam tablets were recovered from the possession of a person travelling in the said vehicle.

    The arrested person identified as Dashwamiki Lamare (30 years) revealed that he purchased the items from Kalain, Assam for self-use as well as sale.

    Dashwamiki Lamare was arrested for possessing contraband items suspected to be heroin and Nitrazepam tablets

    In the last one month, as many as nineteen foreign nationals have been arrested in East Jaintia Hills district on charges of illegally entering into India from Bangladesh after crossing the international border. Moreover, the district police have recovered multiple consignments of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances in the last few months.

    These illegal and highly dangerous consignments were being brought to Meghalaya from the neighbouring states.

    Photo credit: @ejhpolice


    Follow TIME8.IN on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, FACEBOOK and on YOUTUBE to stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time

    First published


    Buffalo Fights Continue in Assam despite SC ban

    Earlier, though they're used to be organising committees for the events, with SC ruling, villagers now a day organize such events by their own

    ‘ST status granted to six communities of Assam’: JP Nadda ‘goof-up’ in Silchar

    The CCTOA has been objecting to the demands of granting ST status to the six communities

    Assam ministers offer condolences on death of Vijaya Naik

    Vijaya Naik, wife of Union Minister Shripad Naik died after their vehicle met with an accident in Karnataka on Monday night.

    Meet ‘Asmi’: India’s First Indigenously Developed 9mm Machine Pistol

    The Machine Pistol fires the in-service 9mm ammunition and sports an upper receiver made from aircraft-grade Aluminium and lower receiver from carbon fibre

    Chinese Pangolin Rescued in City: Two Held

    There is a huge demand for these mammals in China and southeast Asia where pangolin meat is considered a delicacy and a tonic food

    It’s Fasting, not Feasting: Raijor Dal demands Akhil Gogoi’s release

    The NIA accused Gogoi of sending a group of KMSS to some secret Maoist camps of Odisha for training on weapons